The Halloween history The origin of Halloween is discussed to be Gaelic with the Samhain festival, a Celtic harvest festival or that it was Christianized as Halloween or was a Christian holiday already for ages separate of the Samhain festival. What is known is that the word 'Halloween' is from Christian origin and dates back… Continue reading Happy Halloween 2017
Back in January 2013 I visited the museum Boijmans van Beuningen, located in Rotterdam. It is a beautiful museum with different exhibitions. They've got now a Design Collection that will be exhibited till the end of 2014. This blog post was back in May 2013 written on my own Google Sites and Blogger.com website and is… Continue reading The Road to Van Eyck
This blog post is a sequel to the series 'The Recap of the Day - Edinburgh 2017'.How my first day - friday - has been, you can read here --> Edinburgh Travel. The morning Halfway the morning, a bit later than I expected, I woke up and realised: today my first full day in Edinburgh! Yesterday… Continue reading Edinburgh Saturday
This weekend I discovered this beautiful video about Rotterdam, shown in all four seasons throughout the past year. It is a video shot in a time- and hyperlapse by Koen Samson. Have you visited Rotterdam in one of the four seasons? https://vimeo.com/192593280 Vimeo description: Rotterdam in four seasons from koen samson | 1 week ago Views 53K… Continue reading The city Rotterdam in four seasons
Halfway the month of June I made a little trip to the city of Brussels in Belgium. In the Royal Museums of Fine Arts of Belgium was the temporary exhibition of the artist Marc Chagall. More than 200 works, lend from other musea or private collectioners, were present at the exhibition.The exhibition (from 28-02-2015 -… Continue reading Chagall
Beauty in the little things. Sunny reflection of the Euromast in the window of the train. Enjoy life! Enjoy those little rare beautifulness or enjoy the ordinary things that never caught your eyse before. What did caught your eyes today? Greetings by Sophie
"Reasons to be cheerful!" The Poetry International Festival Rotterdam @poetry_int #pifr bookbundle with all the poets and a lovely cahier. You can get one at our bookstand! 📚 Come take a look and come listen to the poets poems presentations in Rotterdam!
In the city I'm living, Rotterdam, I walk and cycle a lot. Sometimes partly guided by the public transport like the tram, the metro or the bus. Or by bikeshops. Just to take a look through the window and search with my eyes for the little hidden beauty of cycling kits, accessories, bikes and so… Continue reading Walking home